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10 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t

Get the real scoop on eats that are commonly mistaken for being diet-friendly By Brynn Mannino  from WomansDay.com What’s in a name? In the case of certain foods, nutrition connotations that are misleading. Take granola, for instance: It has an undeniably earthy, wholesome ring to it, but depending on its ingredients, preparation and portioning, it Read More …

Did His Treatment Decision Cost Steve Jobs His Life?

I found this at Mercola.com and thought you might find it interesting – “A creative genius whose life was cut far too short, Steve Jobs might still be alive and well today had he not neglected this option. Following in the shoes of other Hollywood legends, including Steve McQueen, Michael Landon, and Patrick Swayze, Jobs Read More …

Healthy Weight Loss and High Fructose Corn Syrup

This video so funny because there is so much truth in it, in many different ways. Have you ever been put down or criticized by people who view “Holistic” as unscientific? I know I have. Well let me assure you that “Holistic” is scientific.

Healthy Weight Loss – Can A Good Food Be Bad For You?

Can A Good Food Be Bad For You? An allergy is an adverse reaction to a substance that is harmless to most of the population. Symptoms from allergies are many and varied. A reaction can be so severe that it is life threatening or it can result in a minor rash, sinus problem or other Read More …

Adrenals and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Cortisol levels and 24-hour urinary free cortisol levels were tested in 72 normal controls and in 30 patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The research appeared in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (1991;73(6):1224-1234). The patients with CFS had lower evening cortisol levels and lower free cortisol excretion (found in 24-hour urine test). Read More …

Macular Degeneration

The macula is the central and most vital part of the retina. Macular degeneration is a condition where this area degenerates, resulting in diminishing and even loss of sight. The condition tends to run in families. Macular degeneration can slowly or suddenly produce loss of vision. It is painless. There are two forms of macular Read More …

Our bodies are not very different from those of our primitive ancestors. We are designed to be out on the Serengeti Plain with a spear in our hand, scanning the horizon for game. We are designed for lots of activity, for walking over irregular surfaces and for focusing our vision on things that are far Read More …

By definition, an essential fatty acid is one that is necessary to have in our diet. If we do not consume them, our health is adversely affected. These essential fatty acids are: linoleicaicd (LA), and alpha-linolenic acid (LNA). Linoleicacid, or LA is an omega 6 fatty acid. Omega 6 means that the double bond of Read More …

Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that if the whole Phamacopediawere dumped into the ocean it would be better for mankind and worse for the fishes. Perhaps that is an extreme position. All medications have side-effects, but the issue is whether the benefits outweigh the risks. It is a good idea to know possible side-effects and Read More …

Problems in the digestive system

Many natural health practitioners believe that problems in the digestive system are the beginning of many other health problems like asthma, allergies, arthritis, and even autoimmune disease. Whether or not you believe that, the digestive is still very important. It is a 25 foot tube that begins in the mouth and ends at the anus. Read More …